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Potholes Fishing Reports

Posted: 2/1/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well I heard the walleye fishing was getting good on the Potholes so we gave it a try. After fishing for 4 hours, not a single bite. We tried blade baiting, jigging, and trolling with no results. Ther...
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By: Jose Diaz
Posted: 1/24/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
An awesome day with two limits of walleye and one smallmouth bass caught with my Besty Lars on the Potholes reservoir. Snap jigging jiggingraps brought us the walleye today. We found them in 40 to 60 ...
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Posted: 1/23/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/19/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Catches nice walleye of the humps at mardon in about 40-50 feet of water pulling blade baits very fun time even tho it down poured we got into the fish pretty good
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Posted: 12/19/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Took my dad out today for the first trip in the new boat, weather didn't cooperate it was cold and windy. We were able to scrape out a few and Pa pulled the biggest one out a fat 7.8 lber. Used blade ...
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Posted: 12/14/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I would give the Potholes a try and the only thing I caught was a stick. The weather was windy and cold so I had the whole lake to my self practically. I saw only one other boat about a mile a...
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Posted: 12/5/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/5/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Hit potholes today to test out the reconstructed elbow and knock some rust and dust off the fishing equipment. It took a little while to find them and with the fog rolling in and out and a slight bree...
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Posted: 11/20/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well we took advantage of the afternoon weather after the nasty wind storm we had the other day and went to try our luck for a couple hours. We got on the water at noon and went to a spot we normally ...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 11/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful day on the water, but hard to find the fish. We got one within the first 10 minutes off Medicare Beach and couldn't get anything else for the next hour or so. Moved over to the humps and the...
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Posted: 11/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/8/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Well, Sunday was a rare thing; just my dad and I got out on the water chasing some Walleye down at Potholes. It turned out to be the perfect father and son day with cooperative weather and fantastic f...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 11/3/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I should have given today's fish a 4 just because I finally made it out on the water. My last 2 trips got cancelled due to big winds. CF and I had lines in the water by 8:30 at the mouth of Crab Cre...
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Posted: 11/1/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing the "humps" around 7. Fishing was slow for the first hour or so but picked up and we managed to get 7 walleye 5 perch and 2 really nice bluegill. We fished until about 11:30 then coul...
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Posted: 10/31/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/29/2015
Hot Spots: 1
The Walleye fishing is very good on Potholes right now! The perch are extra big and fat as an added bonus. My buddy Dave Getzin and myself headed out before the weekend storm to get in a morning of ...
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Posted: 10/26/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/24/2015
Hot Spots: 3
What an absolutely fantastic day we had on Potholes Reservoir catching Walleye! The fishing this time of year is fast and action packed; never knowing what species of fish you are reeling in! Of cours...
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By: rwl
Posted: 10/24/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/24/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Was planning on fishing for smallmouth bass, so was twitching jerkbaits against the riprap along O'sullivan dam. But half of the fish were walleye (first time catching) and it was on fire for about th...
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Posted: 10/22/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/21/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went to the Potholes State Park to launch my boat and started fishing at about 7:30. I headed up to crab creek and trolled around with no luck on catching fish. I did manage to lose a $150 fishing rod...
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By: DavidA
Posted: 10/21/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well, I got an opportunity to fish Potholes again, just for an afternoon, and wasn't going to pass that up. After a long drive I got there just before noon and the lake was socked in with a dense fog....
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Posted: 10/20/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/18/2015
Hot Spots: 2
The perfect ending to another weekend fishing adventure! I got to fish with Aaron and Rob from NWFR, with guide Shelby Ross of Ross Outdoor Adventures. Today’s adventure was Shelby’s “Cast and Blast” ...
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Posted: 10/19/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/17/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Needed an attitude adjustment so hit Potholes for some walleye on Saturday. Started out at about 9:30 dragging Flicker Shad and Shad Raps. Picked up the first one on a red crawdad Flicker Shad, about ...
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By: CCTMark
Posted: 10/18/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/17/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I went out with Glenn to Potholes and we had a great day fishing for walleyes. The largest eyes for the day were a pair of 22 1/2 inchers we caught , a double, and released. We were on the water by 07...
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Posted: 10/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Spent Saturday morning fishing on Potholes with my lady. Tough day on the lake. My first time there,and not really familiar with the lake at all. Was pretty windy and we struggled with boat control (I...
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By: Rondvu2
Posted: 10/12/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/9/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Caught around 30 fish in 6 hours. Mostly 3+ pounds with a few going mid 4's. Hooked into a largemouth that wouldn't show himself for 4-5 minutes. Once he came up and we saw him, he decided to go ba...
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By: Jose Diaz
Posted: 9/30/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/30/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Watched a lot of guys trolling at the potholes today. I kept seeing nice schools on the sonar along medicare beach, but couldn't get any to bite trolling. Decided to switch to jigging raps, Vertically...
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Posted: 9/28/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/26/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing at about 7:00 to our usual hunting grounds and pulled out 14 walleye and 2 smallmouth. We released all fish except the two in the picture. These hogs were 25" and 23". Trolling with plane...
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Posted: 9/26/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/26/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Put in at 10:30 and left at 2:30. We used a yellow, purple and purple and pink wedding rings. Trolled around 1.5 - 1.8 mph. We caught fish consistantly for about two hours every time we trolled over a...
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By: kcadwal
Posted: 9/22/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/22/2015
Hot Spots: 2
Lunched at the State Park about 8:30. Fished the area NW of the park at the start of the dunes. Action began almost immediately. Had two fish in the boat by 9:30, also missed two. Then thing slowed...
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